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Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
. that territory is controlled by hamas, and internationally recognized terrorist organization that has rained missiles over israel. right into the heart of israel's cities this month. this resolution will not enable the palestinian authority to join international treaties, organizations, or conferences. this resolution cannot serve as an acceptable alternative to these negotiations with israel. this resolution says nothing about israel's security needs. and does not call on palestinian to recognize israel as a jewish state. it does not end the conflict. let me tell you what this resolution does do. this resolution violates fundamental binding commitments. this is a commitment that many states gathered here today in this chamber and stan witness to the commitment that all standing issues would only be resolved in direct negotiations. the resolution sends a message that the international community is willing to turn a blind eye to peace agreements. the people of israel, it raises a simple question -- why continue to make painful sacrifices for peace in exchange for pieces of paper that the othe
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
the israel hamas ceasefire. tomorrow on "washington journal," shibley telhami on the latest developments on israel hamas cease-fire. then, poverty in the united states. after that, jacqueline pata discusses with the sequestration and fiscal cliff could mean to native american communities. 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. in 2004, jeff fager took over as executive producer of "60 minutes." last week he spoke to students about journalism and the future of network news. this is just over one hour. >> good evening, everyone. the cronkite school has a special relationship with cbs news. walter cronkite served as the evening news anger for nearly 20 years becoming known as the most trusted man in america for his objective, straightforward reporting. he was the face of cbs. three years after he stepped down from the news anger desk, the school was named in is honored. that grew over the next 25 years. today three years after his passing, he continues to be our guiding light. it is truly a special honor to have jeff fager with us tonight to talk about the traditional values of journalism and how tho
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
. just today, the palestinian authority, which has iseschewed the violent path of hamas and others, pursued a counterproductive path at the un. i will have more to say about that tomorrow night at the forum here in washington, but for today let me offer this one thought for u.s. strategy in the region going forward -- we cannot view any of these challenges in a vacuum. they are all connected. our strategy needs to account for the intersections and relationships. for example, you cannot understand what happens in gaza without tracking the path of the rockets from iran. or how the upheaval in syria and the rise of the muslim brotherhood in egypt have affected hamas. how the treaty between egypt and israel remains the bedrock for peace in the region despite all the change going on around it. how israel's concerns over iran's nuclear program shape its overall security posture. then there are the economics of border crossings and fishing rights and concerns about smuggling and arms proliferation. the list goes on. the united states really does need to bring an unprecedented level of str
Nov 16, 2012 1:00am EST
. we must repair thousands of hamas and small-business is. we must knit the fabric -- homes and small businesses. we must not be fabric of tattered communities. extreme weather, as we have learned, is the normal. we are tough. we will overcome, and we will be the better for it. we take comfort in knowing we are not alone. our hearts have been warmed by the outpouring of support, generosity, and love from across the nation. people from across the country have donated, sent food, and we want to send a heartfelt thank you to each of you. we want to say thank you to you. you have exemplified the spirit of community. you were there for us, you were there for new york and we thank president of the united states. [applause] we will not this rebuild new york -- we will build it back better than ever before. the president of the united states. thank you so much. i'm going to be relatively brief. i came up here right after the storm and was on the jersey side. and i promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is com
Nov 22, 2012 1:00am EST
. you are as wonderful as ever. >> shibley telhami on the latest on israel and hamas ceasefire. then, poverty in the united states. after that, jacqueline pata on sequestration and what it could mean to native americans. your e-mails, phone calls, and twets. 7:00 eastern on c-span. _ >> next president obama's former campaign manager david plouffe and steve schmidt talk about the 2012 election. both mr.plouffe and attended the university of delaware. >> welcome back to the national agenda program. i'm director for the center of political communication. this is the final program of the 2012 presidential election season. i'm very very pleased that all of you are here tonight and i know that's a tribute to our two guest speakers this evening. two years ago in the wake of the shellacking president obama took in the midterm congressional elections, the architect of the president's 2008 victory david plouffe stood on this stage and predicted the electorate voting in 2012 would be more diverse and younger than it was just two years earlier. he talked then about the growing latino
Nov 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
its belt, wheat and-up in a recession. the -- hamas we -- we end up in a recession. government debt is equal, and to the penny, to the non-government surplus. in every country in the world, this is true. the government deficit is the non-government's surplus. their red ink becomes our black thing. their deficit is our surplus. the grand bargain means austerity. those reductions in the government deficit -- if the government continues to reduce its deficit, it means the private sector surplus will fall. it shows you what will happen when the private sector surplus falls too far. this picture has no economic meaning. it drives lots of concern and hysteria, but it has no economic meaning. alan greenspan was asked a question by paul ryan. this was years ago. paul ryan posed a question. he said, "wouldn't it be a good idea to introduce personal savings accounts? and wouldn't that put social security on a more stable, secure footing, going forward? when this improve the solvency of the system?" alan greenspan's response had to come as a surprise to the congressman. he said, "i would not s
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